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  • Exclusive: El Paso County Sheriff's Office commanders on leave collect $130K

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has paid more than $130,000 to three commanders who have been on administrative leave since May, according to a county spokesman. Mitchel Lincoln, Robert King and Rodney Gehrett were put on leave May 12. That was the same day the three commanders...

  • Results of Mayor Bach's downtown Colorado Springs stadium survey finally released

    by monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    A majority of residents did not want the Sky Sox baseball stadium to move downtown, according to the results of a community survey ordered in May 2013 by Mayor Steve Bach. The results of the survey, kept secret for more than a year, were released by Bach Thursday after The Gazette...

  • Newly elected Klingenschmitt opens up about death threats

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Gordon Klingenschmitt, the newly elected state House representative for southeastern Colorado Springs, said he notified security at the Capitol that he received death threats this year that are under investigation. "I'm concerned, and I'm taking it seriously," Klingenschmitt said...

  • About 1,600 El Paso County ballots have not been counted

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Did you sign your mail-in ballot? If not, your ballot could be one of 1,600 that were not counted for various issues, including missing signatures, said Ryan Parsell, El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office spokesman. The office received 257 unsigned mail-in ballots and 573...

  • Colorado Senate control unknown as write-in ballots counted in Adams County

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    An overnight shift in election results in one state House of Representatives race has Democrats confident they will retain their majority in House next year - even if by only one seat. But the state Senate is in doubt as everyone awaits results that are trickling in from Adams...

  • Update: Dems may hold onto Colorado House control

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Update: Colorado Democrats' odds of holding the state House improved overnight with Daniel Kagan taking the lead after Arapahoe County reporter final results. Term-limited Speaker Mark Ferrandino will hold a news conference at 12:15 p.m. to talk about the results. The GOP needs to...

  • Letter sent from Colorado's 'Supermax' claims knowledge of al-Qaida plot

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A man imprisoned for a role in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks says he wants to testify in open court about an alleged plot by al-Qaida to shoot down Air Force One and assassinate former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary. In a four-page, handwritten letter...

  • Vandals paint graffiti on Colorado State Capitol

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

      DENVER - Ten people have been arrested after the Colorado State Capitol was spray-painted with graffiti, some of it referring to the Internet activist group Anonymous. The vandalism occurred Wednesday night, possibly around 9:30, during a demonstration at the Capitol in...

  • BTL Rewind: Gazette editors, reporters talk election aftermath

    The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Join The Gazette for a live post-election analysis and a look ahead to what’s next. Gazette editor Rob Johnson, reporters Tom Roeder and Stephen Hobbs will join Between The Lines host Eric Singer for a live discussion at 1 p.m.

  • Mountain Metropolitan Transit wins awards

    Stephen Hobbs
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Mountain Metropolitan Transit won awards for social media and print marketing at the American Public Transportation Awards Expo last month.   The AdWheel Awards, which were presented in Houston, Texas, were given to transit agencies for print, electronic, campaigns, social media...

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